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Researchers find huge storms can make ‘stormquakes’
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Researchers find huge storms can make ‘stormquakes’

Researchers have found a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes." The shaking of the ocean bottom during typhoons and nor'easters can thunder like an extent 3.5 earthquake and can keep going for quite a long time, as indicated by an investigation in the current week's journal Geophysical Research Letters. The shudders are genuinely normal, yet they weren't seen before in light of the fact that they were viewed as seismic foundation clamor. A stormquake is more a peculiarity than something that can hurt them, on the grounds that nobody is remaining on the ocean floor during a hurricane, said Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist who was the examination's lead author. The mix of two frightening natural phen...